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A New Approach to Teaching Economics

Principles of Economics in Context

GDAE's newest text combines Microeconomics in Context and Macroeconomics in Context to offer a full presentation of economic issues in real world context including economic, environmental, behavioral, and social issues. Order examination copies, view an online sample, and request teaching materials for Principles of Economics in Context.

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The Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) is a research institute at Tufts University dedicated to promoting a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. GDAE pursues its mission through original research, policy work, publication projects, curriculum development, conferences and other activities.


Macroeconomics in the
Age of Climate Change

2015 Leontief Prize winners Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor will speak at Tufts
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:30
Reception to follow lectures, please RSVP

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Advancing Theory

See an assessment of the current state of economics theory and education quoting GDAE Co-Director Neva Goodwin.

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Climate Change

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